5 Reasons Why You "Story Stalk"

It’s 7 a.m. and your alarm goes off. Before getting out of bed, you scroll through your latest social media feed and begin clicking on miscellaneous people’s stories. Next thing you know, it’s 7:15 and you realize you’ve just spent/ wasted 15 minutes of your morning consuming your following’s last 24 hours. Why do we get so caught up in story stalking?

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The True Life of Badass Professional Women

You know. These are words that are coded but mean the same as “bitch” when men use them to characterize women who are violating the “be seen and not heard” gender paradigm. Because men in the workplace can’t get away with the use of “bitch,” such a blatantly sexist and misogynist loaded term, “bitch” is codified by expressions like aggressive, opinionated, argumentative, combative, difficult, contrary, etc., and women are criticized and rebuked for each of these allegations.

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I Am Not Your Sweetheart

I am not your sweetheart.

I am not your baby girl.

And I am not your ma.

As today’s Time’s Up movement continues to mobilize women’s voices,  I am contributing my say that, yes, we women have had to endure everyday battles. 

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Your 2017 Is Not Your 2018

Your 2017 is not your 2018.

2018 is a new year. Regardless of whether you had a great or “life trying” 2017, know that your 2017 is not your 2018. What I mean by this is you have the power to make 2018 whatever it is you want it to be. If it was great, what are you doing to ensure 2018 is even better? If it wasn’t, what can you put in place this year to ensure 2018 meets your expectations?

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Traveling While Boujee: 10 Tips to Remember When Traveling

As we enter the busiest travel season of the year, Traveling While Boujee has created a list of 10 things you should keep in mind before your holiday travels this year.

1. First things first, download and utilize your respective airline's app in order to be fully in the know. Your application will notify you of any flight delays, gate changes, cancellations, or seat upgrades. Wouldn't you rather find out about flight delays from home versus your airport gate?

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How One Strategic Risk Changed My Life

I am celebrating this month.

November 27th, 2017 marks my two year New York Anniversary.

This anniversary means so much to me because it was the point in my life where I decided to put my happiness first. Two years ago I quit my corporate job without having another one lined up, sold my car and all of my furniture, packed up my belongings, boarded a one way flight to New York and never looked back.

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6 Things Single People Want to Say to Their Friends in Relationships

Every single person has at least one friend in a relationship who may cross one or two of our single life boundaries. The single person doesn’t always say what they’re thinking or feeling during these moments but the below 6 points capture the unfiltered (well somewhat as my first draft was deemed much too raw) thoughts that go through every single persons mind.

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Being and Not Being Black

"There are two extreme worlds in existence for me that I navigate daily – one created by ignorance and the other by hatred, a world where I’m not seen as black and a world where I’m constantly reminded that I am – and not in a good way."

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The Key to Not Going Broke In NYC

When I first moved to New York from Seattle, I told myself I was going to say yes to everything that came my way. Yes to random people I've never hung out with. Yes to invites to happy hour with co-workers I wouldn't primarily hang out with. And yes to living with a roommate I barely knew who I later discovered was batshit crazy.

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